NTSB Identification: MIA85FA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28329.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 02, 1985 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Aircraft: BEECH 95-C55, registration: N9442S
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT WAS ON THE LAST LEG OF A FLT THAT ORIGINATED THAT MORNING AT JACKSONVILLE, THEN PROCEEDED TO DAYTONA BEACH, THEN ON TO CRESTVIEW, FL. WHILE ON THE RETURN FLT TO JACKSONVILLE, THE RIGHT ENG LOST POWER AS THE ACFT WAS APPROACHING ITS DESTINATION. THE PLT STATED THAT HE TRIED TO RESTART THE RIGHT ENG, BUT WAS UNABLE, SO HE SECURED IT. A SHORT TIME LATER, THE LEFT ENG ALSO LOST POWER & THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND IN AN OPEN FIELD. HOWEVER, DURING THE APPROACH, THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR TREES AT THE EDGE OF THE FIELD. AFTER IMPACTING THE TREES, THE ACFT CRASHED IN THE FIELD. NO FUEL WAS OBSERVED IN THE WRECKAGE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE USED ONLY THE FUEL QUANTITY INDICATORS TO CHECK THE FUEL PRIOR TO THE FLT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


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